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Branches Books & Gifts

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Small bookstore but well worth a visit

If you believe in supporting small and independent bookstores, then give this place a visit and try... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
vincemc
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Santa Monica, California
Favorite Bookstore

Braches is a great little bookstore. The owner, Anne, is super sweet and very knowledgeable, as is... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
ditzeedancr
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Long Beach, California
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22 Sep 2018
“Small bookstore but well worth a visit”
19 Aug 2018
“Favorite Bookstore”
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Branches Books & Gifts, in Oakhurst, California, is a locally-owned, independent bookstore featuring regional titles, bestsellers, local authors, guidebooks, cards, journals, toys, games and more. We are staffed by well-read, friendly booksellers...more
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40044 Highway 49, Suite B-1, Oakhurst, CA 93644-8875
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+1 559-641-2019
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

If you believe in supporting small and independent bookstores, then give this place a visit and try to purchase something. Otherwise, Amazon will gobble up everything and bookstores will be a relic of the past. The selection here is not huge but you might be...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

Braches is a great little bookstore. The owner, Anne, is super sweet and very knowledgeable, as is the rest of the staff. I love chatting with them about books and I've loved all of their recommendations. Branches hosts book clubs, story times, and author signings....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

I always try to find a used bookstore to peruse wherever I am. While there were none in Oakhurst I was directed to this one. I was pleasantly surprised by its charming decor and helpful staff. I like to patronize any new local authors and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 16 April 2016

I found this gem while looking for local items to take home to my children, and I'm glad I did! It's a super cute little bookstore that also carries really awesome socks, funny greeting cards, journals, and a variety of other unique gift items. The...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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BranchesBooks, Owner at Branches Books & Gifts, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2016

Good morning and thank you!! We really appreciate the wonderful review and I'm so glad you found us! We love the socks too - one of our very favorite items to order, stock and sell - always funny AND cozy! Thank you again for stopping...More

Reviewed 4 April 2016

This little store is tucked away in a plaza on highway 41. It is SO much fun! They have a great selection of books and gifts. A lot of unexpected items like games, and lots of things for kids. WELL worth the visit!

Date of experience: December 2015
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BranchesBooks, Owner at Branches Books & Gifts, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2016

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We are so glad you found us, enjoyed your visit & we look forward to seeing you again! Sincerely, Anne Driscoll

Reviewed 15 April 2015

The ownership and employees take real pride in giving you the best customer possible. If they don't have a book, they will order it quickly and get it to you as soon as possible. I have even had them beat Amazon in getting me a...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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BranchesBooks, Owner at Branches Books & Gifts, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2015

When you open up the Trip Advisor and see a lovely review such as this one, it just really makes your day! Thank you so much for the kind words and fabulous review. We strive to make our customers happy and try our best to...More

Reviewed 1 March 2015

Branches, Books & Gifts is a beautiful, delightful store in the local relaxing mountain community of Oakhurst, CA. Anne, owner of the store, has lovely taste that's reflected not just in the store itself, but most especially in the assistance she provides and the service...More

Date of experience: February 2015
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BranchesBooks, Owner at Branches Books & Gifts, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2015

Thank you so much for the lovely review! We love being here in the mountain community and it was our pleasure to put together your Easter surprise for your darling granddaughter! We appreciate you & look forward to our next "goodie box" we get to...More

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